A legendary carrot,
French heirloom from 1885.
Very smooth, uniform root with bright red-orange skin.
Large: 10-12" with 2-3" shoulder. Flesh is fine-grained, sweet, tender with very little core.
High in carotene. Keeps well in the ground or in the cellar. Highly productive, top quality.
BOTANICAL NAME: Daucus carota
Also known as James Scarlet. Sow seed 3" apart or broadcast carefully in deep, well prepared bed for long, well shaped roots. Avoid excess nitrogen which causes hairy, forked roots. Cover the seed lightly with soil and do not allow the soil to dry out or crust. Germination can be slow. Thin when tops are 2" high if necessary, or if roots are crowded. Quick-growing variety-can be down in early summer.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: ALL /Matures 9-11/Harvest 3-6 /Yield 100-400/ Spacing 3" or broadcast carefully
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Tolerates winter cold, easy to grow